IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU TO BE ANGRY? Jonah 4:1-10 (11/14/18)

                           IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU TO BE ANGRY?
Jonah 4:1-10

I.    JONAH BECAME ANGRY (vs. 1-4)
a. What was it that angered Jonah? ____________________________ _________________________________________________________
 b. Who does Jonah blame for his former disobedience? ____________

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c. What terrible things does Jonah accuse God of being that

warranted his disobedience? __________________________________ _________________________________________________________
d. How does God challenge Job in his present state of mind? ________

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II.    A PLANT, A WORM, AND AN EAST WIND (vs. 5-8)
a. Why does Jonah go out to sit on the hillside? ___________________ __________________________________________________________ 
b. What three things does God prepare to teach Jonah a lesson?__________________________________________________________
c. What was the lesson he wanted Jonah to learn? ________________ __________________________________________________________ 

III.    SHOULD I NOT PITY NINEVEH (vs. 9-11)
a. Did Jonah immediately get the point of what God was trying to teach him? ___________________________________________________________
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b. Symbolically what did the plant represent? ______________________ ___________________________________________________________ 
c. If Jonah were God how would he have responded to Nineveh? ______ 
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d. Why would God try to help Jonah understand things from His perspective? ___________________________________________________________
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e. Does it seem odd that Jonah would begrudge Nineveh a second chance

when he also was given one? ___________________________________
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f. What is significant about the 120,000 who could not discern between their

right and left hand? ___________________________________________

IV.    APPLICATION: Second chances are not only for the people we like

it applies to all people. Does this apply to salvation?  ________________
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